Term Information [More information on brush border]

Accession
GO:0005903
Name
brush border
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
The dense covering of microvilli on the apical surface of a epithelial cells in tissues such as the intestine, kidney, and choroid plexus; the microvilli aid absorption by increasing the surface area of the cell. Source: GOC:sl, ISBN:0815316194
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0005903 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
Community
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Ancestors of brush border (GO:0005903)
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brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical entity (UBERON:0001062)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) material anatomical entity (CARO:0000006)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) material anatomical entity (UBERON:0000465)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical structure (UBERON:0000061)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) anatomical structure (CARO:0000003)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (CL:0000000)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular anatomical structure (UBERON:0010000)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organism (UBERON:0000468)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) native cell (CL:0000003)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) eukaryotic cell (CL:0000255)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) tissue (UBERON:0000479)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) animal cell (CL:0000548)
brush border [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
brush border [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) epithelium (UBERON:0000483)
brush border [is_a relation] is_a  cluster of actin-based cell projections (GO:0098862)
brush border [part_of relation] part_of  epithelial cell (CL:0000066)
Children of brush border (GO:0005903)
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brush border membrane (GO:0031526) [part_of relation] part_of  brush border
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Brush_border